Christoph Ann

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First Name
Christoph
Firm
Technische Universität München, Munich Intellectual Property Center
Position
Full Professor of Law
Area of Specialisation / Arbitration Experience
Intellectual Property
Address
Waldschmidtstr. 5b
82327 Tutzing
Germany
E-Mail
christoph.ann@t-online.de
Phone
+498158258232
Fax
+498158258740
Website
http://www.jura.wi.tum.de
LinkedIn
https://de.linkedin.com/in/christoph-ann-896b495
Languages
English, German
Nationality
Germany
Membership Status
ArbAut
Professional Details
Bar Admission

since 2003 Full Professor of Law and Holder of Chair for Intellectual Property Law at Technical University of Munich (TUM), School of Management (www.jura.wi.tum.de),
Member of Managing Board and Faculty at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (www.miplc.de)
Adjunct Professor at GWU Law School, Washington D.C.
Adjunct Professor at LaTrobe Univ. Law School, Melbourne

Education

1982-1988 Studies of Law at Bayreuth University, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (LL.B.), and Duke University/USA (LL.M. '88),
1990 Dr. jur. at Bayreuth University,
1992-2000 Attorney at Law in Munich and Erlangen,
1998 Habilitation at Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen for Civil Law, German and International Commercial and Corporate Law and Comparative Law,
2000-2003 Professor for Industrial Property and Copyright Law at Freiburg University, Faculty of Law,
from 2001-2003 also Judge at Mannheim Regional Court (Patent Infringement Panel).

Publications

Kraßer/Ann, Patentrecht, 7th ed., Munich 2016 (1,100 pp, German); Ann/Hauck/Maute, Duties To Disclose And Trade Secret Protection in Infringement Proceedings, Cologne 2011 (300 pp, German); Ann/Loschelder/Grosch, Practice-Handbook Trade-Secret-Protection, Cologne 2010 (800 pp, German); more than 150 publications on national and international law of technology protection, corporate and contract law.

Professional Associations

VPP (Board Member), LES Germany (Board Member), GRUR, DIS, ArbAut, ASA

Other Qualifications

Neutral with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center. Chairman and Arbitrator in national and international arbitrations (ICC, DIS, UNCITRAL, ad hoc), Chairman at the Nuremberg Chamber of Commerce's Permanent Court of Arbitration.